A MOTORCYCLIST in his 50s has died following a crash near Northallerton yesterday.

It happened on the A167 between Northallerton and Darlington at around 12.30pm.

The motorcyclist, who was riding a Kawasaki, was travelling north when he collided with two vehicles – a MAN horsebox wagon and a Jaguar I-PACE which were heading in the opposite direction.

Sadly, the rider suffered very serious injuries and died at the scene.

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the collision and are appealing for any witnesses to come forward.

The Northern Echo:

The A167 between Darlington and Northallerton Picture: Google

Officers would also like to hear from anyone with dashcam footage of the incident, or any of the vehicles in the moments leading up to it.

Please contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2 and ask for Adam Elliott. You can also email adam.elliott@northyorkshire.police.uk Please quote 12210138484 when sharing information.

It is the second fatal crash on the A167 within ten days.

A BMW driver died in a two-vehicle crash near Oaktree Hil on June 4.